My 5th graders have taken a deep dive into their hometown history thanks to our grant!
So far we have used chromebooks to research ancestry classroom ( I highly recommend if you are doing a project of this nature, to view census data, population changes & countries of origin for those moving into Jenkins at the height of the first coal boom. We…[Read more]
Jenkins: Then and Now
Our innovation grant will go toward a placed based learning project with the goal to create a virtual tour of Jenkins, Ky. Our focus will be to examine how immigration impacted every aspect of Jenkins KY, from the structure of the city, jobs and even the leisure lives of those who lived her long ago. This project will have…[Read more]